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NSSF gives Ushs370m in health equipment

In its campaign to reach out to the local people and communities in need from different parts of the country, NSSF has so far donated medical equipment worth Ushs370m to a number of health facilities in Uganda. Managers and staff of the country’s premier provident fund were at different locations …

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Govt extends SIM Cards registration deadline

Government has on Wednesday extended the ongoing SIM Cards registration and validation exercise putting the deadline on May 19. In a letter addressed to the Uganda Communications Commission executive director, Godfrey Mutabazi, Prime Minister Ruhakana Ruganda, said government had reviewed the timelines and extended the deadline by more than three …

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Rights activist asks court to halt SIM Cards registration

A human rights activist under Rights Trumpet Limited, Norman Tumuhimbise has on Tuesday asked court to halt the ongoing re-registration and registration of SIM Cards pending disposal of a petition against the process. In an application filed at the Civil Division of the High Court, the applicant are seeking an …

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Influential cleric on solutions to extremism

Sheikh Dr. Abdulkarim Alissa lays the foundation stone of a school in Durban S.Africa Right is Edward Zuma, Son of South African president Jacob Zuma

One of the world’s most influential voices on religious tolerance and co-existence Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Bin Abdulkarim Alissa has exhorted scholars and thinkers to confront hate mongers by motivating youths to think reasonably and freely away from encoding and indoctrination. Dr. Alissa, also the Secretary General of the Muslim World …

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NOTU Delegates adopt new Unitary constitution

NOTU-Boss Usher Wilson Owere

More than 200 delegates of the National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU), sitting at a conference this week in Mukono, adopted a new draft unitary constitution that embraces 12 more members. Eleven of those have returned to the NOTU fold from the former breakaway COFTU – the Confederation of Free …

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Fear in Nwoya as UPDF deploys in disputed land 

Patrick Okello Oryema LC5 Chairman Nwoya District explaining to residents

Northern Uganda leaders are facing a big challenge resolving post-LRA insurgency land disputes. It affects communities who returned from the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps. Apart from land disputes among the communities, the UPDF has been cited for helping in sustaining and escalating these conflicts. Such is the case in …

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Museveni suspends minister Kabafunzaki

Embattled state minister for Labour and Industrial Relations Herbert Kabafunzaki has been suspended from Cabinet and ordered to return official government property. No official statement has been released but Kabafunzaki said on Thursday evening in Kampala that President Museveni, after meeting officials from the Gender Ministry, had seen it fit …

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Museveni vows war on corrupt public servants

President Yoweri Museveni says that his government has started a new war to weed out all the corrupt public servants. Museveni made the comments during a news conference he addressed at the newly built State Lodge and a Presidential Demonstration Farm in Kityerela Subcounty, Mayuge district. “Now we have started …

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How Kabojja teacher was rescued from UMEME’s death trap

The wreck of Kiyingi's car

A woman identified as Rose Kayinga Kigozi, a teacher at Kabojja International School was rescued from an accident wreck after a transformer crashed on top of her moving car. The incident happened this week on Tuesday 10th along Dewinton road near former Shimoni Primary school in Kampala. She was rescued …

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